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This trading post was the first long-term European settlement in Washington.
The city, along with the whole Inland Northwest, is served by Spokane International Airport, 5 miles (8 km) west of downtown Spokane.
According to the 2010 Census, Spokane had a population of 208,916, making it the second largest city in Washington and the 101st largest city in the United States.
Gonzaga University was established in 1887 by the Jesuits, and the private Presbyterian Whitworth University opened three years later in north Spokane. Eventually the winds and the fire died down; 32 blocks of Spokane's downtown core had been destroyed and one person killed. Stratton, "From the late 1890s to about 1912, a great flurry of construction created a modern urban profile of office buildings, banks, department stores, hotels and other commercial institutions" which stretched from the Spokane River to the site of the Northern Pacific railroad tracks below the South Hill.
In sports, the Gonzaga Bulldogs collegiate basketball team competes at the Division I level. In the 1890s the city was subject to intrastate migration by African-Americans from Roslyn, looking for work after the closure of the area's mines.